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New York Times, Tuesday, August 20, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,975
Across
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Current comedienne. : COCA
5
Water plants. : ALGAE
10
Meet squarely. : FACE
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Exclamation. : ALAS
15
She played in "Tunnel of Love." : NANCYOLSON
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Flaccid. : LIMP
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Lady of a castle. : CHATELAINE
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Droop. : LOP
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Brewing ingredient. : WORT
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Kingdom of Asia. : IRAN
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Words of approval. : AMENS
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Lifted with effort. : HOVE
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Piece of music. : SONATA
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Woodsman. : FORESTER
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Equalizes. : EVENS
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Servant. : VALET
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"Cakes and ___." : ALE
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___ of Tempe. : VALE
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Customs. : MORES
37
Blackbirds. : ANIS
38
Building extension. : ELL
39
Jetties. : MOLES
40
Much-used word in the Bible. : BEGAT
41
Charles Laughton's forte. : READINGS
43
Trouble. : HARASS
44
Operatic princess. : ELSA
45
Clergyman. : CANON
46
Herring's cousin. : SHAD
48
___ letter. : LOVE
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Vegetable. : YAM
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Conventional expression. : STEREOTYPE
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Cut in cubes. : DICE
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Prominent Washingtonian. : EARLWARREN
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Vegetable. : OKRA
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Salver. : TRAY
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Well, well!: Fr. : TIENS
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Isle of Man man. : GAEL
Down
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Demand. : CALL
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Mixture. : OLIO
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Brooklyn Dodger star. : CAMPANELLA
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Snake. : ASP
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Adriatic port. : ANCONA
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Popular comedian and family. : LAHRS
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Insect. : GNAT
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Have an effect. : ACT
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Observe. : EYE
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Sudden outbursts. : FLARES
11
___ Minor. : ASIA
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State: Abbr. : CONN
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Compass point. : ENE
16
Jerusalem hill. : OLIVET
20
Volstead Act foes. : WETS
23
Equine's pride. : MANE
24
Parts of a golf course. : HOLES
25
Earth's treasures. : ORES
26
Cut. : SEVER
27
Egg-shaped: Fr. : OVALE
28
Gets on. : FARES
29
Large African lake. : TANGANYIKA
30
Biblical name. : ELIAS
31
Stays. : RESTS
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Historic waterway. : VOLGA
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Mr. or Sir: Fr. abbr. : MONS
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Of aircraft. : AERO
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Kind of fungus. : MILDEW
40
Harmful thing. : BANE
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"___ beloved ... " : DEARLY
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Harbors. : HAVENS
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Shade of blue: Colloq. : COPEN
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Excelling others. : STAR
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Spouse of Zeus. : HERA
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Ancient instrument. : LYRE
50
City in Palestine. : ACRE
51
Corn ___. : MEAL
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Go down. : SET
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Cereal grain. : OAT
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Into three: Comb. form. : TRI
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Follow closely. : DOG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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